Improve your quality of work life  

Whether it’s navigating the pressures of parenthood or dealing with the finances of elder care, upcoming Quality of Work Life workshops from the Division of Human Resources can teach you the skills you need to succeed.

All programs are free. For course locations and more information on Learning and Education programs, call 215-898-3400 or visit www.hr.upenn.edu/learning. Registration is required for all programs. QOWL course locations and online registration can be found at www.hr.upenn.edu/quality/workshop.asp or contact Human Resources at 215-898-5116 or orna@hr.upenn.edu. For personalized assistance with dependent care issues and personal well being, contact Penn’s Employee Assistance Program and Work and Family Services provider, Penn Behavioral Health, at 1-888-321-4433.

Reducing childhood pressures
This seminar is designed to teach parents how to identify and reduce the pressures facing young children today. Participants will learn to identify developmental and environmental, parental, familial and peer pressures, as well as how to reframe and manage those pressures. The workshop is led by an expert from Penn’s Employee Assistance Program and Work & Family Benefits Provider. Please feel free to bring a brown bag lunch. Note: The last half hour is optional and will involve additional Q&A or related role-playing.

  • Nov. 4, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., free.

Dealing With the Finances of Elder Care
Is there an older relative in your life? Whether you are the caregiver or not, this seminar can help you learn to deal with current trends in elder care finances and estate planning.

Participants will also learn about wills, power of attorney, advance directives, navigation through Medicare and Medicaid systems, long term care insurance, housing and property issues and recent trends. This workshop is led by an expert from Penn’s Employee Assistance Program and Work & Family Benefits Provider. Please feel free to bring a brown bag lunch. Note: The last half hour is optional and will involve additional Q&A or related role-playing.

  • Nov. 18, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., free.

Originally published on November 4, 2004